Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.